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David Weiss: When Words Fail

The title for this recording evokes Hans Christian Andersen’s commentary on the power of music: “Where words fail, music speaks.” Words indeed fail here, and this instrumental album reflects on the theme of loss-the pain, grief and sense of hopelessness-but also the ability of music to uplift, offering solace and hope. Returning to a sextet … Read More “David Weiss: When Words Fail”

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David Weiss: Endangered Species: The Music of Wayne Shorter

When David Weiss penned an Artist’s Choice column for JazzTimes last year on Wayne Shorter, he wrote, “He laid the foundation for so much of what it is to be a jazz musician today, as a composer and an improviser, that it’s impossible not to address at least some part of his vast legacy.” Weiss … Read More “David Weiss: Endangered Species: The Music of Wayne Shorter”

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